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World Sickle Cell Day Commemorated in Uganda – Sponsored by UASCRF

The world celebrated International Sickle Cell Day on June 19th 2012, however in Uganda these celebrations were held on Saturday June 16th 2012 at Mulago Hospital sickle cell clinic. The celebrations in Uganda were organised...


New York Times | Michael Kiwanuka – The Wanderer Who Still Searches for Home

New York Times : Soothing, swaying tunes hold despair and a quest for faith in the songs of Michael Kiwanuka, who performed at the Highline Ballroom on Wednesday night. Mr. Kiwanuka, the English son of Ugandan parents, can easi...



In Loving Memory | Pictures and letter of appreciation from Suzan Nabweteme’s family

Dear brothers and sisters in Diaspora, last April 2012, I approached you in desperate sorrow after learning the death of our sister Suzan Nabweteme. The inner strength and soldier fighter instinct in each of us to never give up...



New York Times | Desperate Ugandans Seek Makeshift Healers as Mysterious Illness Strikes Young

OJURU, Uganda — Haunted by a merciless and debilitating disease that doctors cannot cure, villagers in this remote enclave in northern Uganda have turned to traditional healers like Alfred Ojara. On a recent day, Mr. Ojara de...


Part II Photo Gallery | Uganda Martyrs Day Reception – At The Burlington Marriott Hotel.

It was a night of great entertainment, glamour, Busutis, Kanzus and a sumptuous dinner following the Uganda’s Martyrs Day Church Celebration. In a break with tradition, this year’s reception saw a more orderly atmo...



Part I Photo Gallery | Uganda Martyrs Remembered In Boston – Chief Celebrant Bishop Egidio Nkaijanabwo of Kasese Diocese

The annual Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations were held on Sunday June 3rd 2012 in Boston at St. Mary’s Church in Waltham under the theme: ‘May they all be one’ and was quoted from the book of John 17:21. This ye...



Omugave Nduggwa Joins Uganda’s budding Film Industry.

Ugandans are best known for their entertainment most especially music, comedy and now ‘ekina-Uganda’. The movie industry in Africa and Uganda in particular has for many years been dominated by Nigerian and Ghana...


Diamond Jubilee ~ Crowds cheer Queen at Royal pageant, Uganda Represented

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have been cheered while sailing down the River Thames for the Diamond Jubilee river pageant. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee river pageant began its majestic journey down the River Thames with ...



Opinion | Till Death Do Us Part – A Ugandan Group Life Insurace Policy is Long Over Due!

For many of us who now live abroad there is always a grim reality of one day death knocking on each of our doors. But with that reality comes the fear of how to have our remains repatriated back home. For whatever reason, buyin...


Proclamation | Uganda Martyrs Day Will Be Commemorated On Sunday June 3rd 2012

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Thank you all for your kind and continued generosity in support of our UMD celebrations on June 3rd 2012. The organizing committee for the feast of the Uganda Martyrs’ invites you to t...



Ugandan Diaspora Fashion Scene ~ Meet UK Based Designer, Linda Mirembe Nakimbugwe

Thanks for allowing us to share in your Art and Design experience. Tell us a little about your self Linda: Background: I have always loved everything fashion, it was the Hat making course that I took that made me realise what I...



Omugave Ndugwa In a Boston Movie Premier – Friday June 1st 7PM

LOVE COLLISION” PREMIERING IN BOSTON, MA. JUNE 1ST, 2012 . AT AMERICAN LEGION(NEWTON) 295 CALIFORNIA ST. NEWTON, MA @ 7:00PM – 12:00AM, Ticket Price:$20. DJ and LIVE Music courtesy of Boom XL Band. Movie plot. A family that...


Uganda – Canadian Business & Social Convention ~ Video

Join Us in Vancouver for the First UGANDAN – CANADIAN BUSINESS & SOCIAL CONVENTION. June29 – July02 • Sheraton Wall Center – Vancouver, Canada.



A Thank you note | Susan Kideni Nabweteme’s remains will be heading home to Uganda this week.

Dear sisters and brothers, On behalf of Suzan’s family, relatives, and friends, I would like to thank each and everyone of you that has donated, prayed, and comforted us during the recent trying times of repatriating Suzan...



Caesar Acellam, top Joseph Kony commander, captured

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan forces captured a senior commander of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army after a brief fight with rebels near the Congo-Central African Republic border, an army official said S...


AfriQue Events Presents * The 3rd ANNUAL CRUISE AFRIQUE “ALL WHITE SOIREE” Aboard The Spirit Of Boston

www.cruiseafrique.com presents: 3rd ANNUAL CRUISE AFRIQUE “ALL WHITE SOIREE” “Celebrate with class and sophistication” ::: SAT. MAY. 26th ::: 11:30PM – 3:30AM ::: MEMORIAL WEEKEND ::: – ABOAR...



Announcing the Passing of Daniel Michael Mulumba – in Arizona

ANNOUNCING THE PASSING OF DANIEL MICHAEL MULUMBA It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of our son, father, brother, uncle, companion and friend Daniel Michael Mulumba. Daniel was born on August 26th 1962 in Mengo Ug...


Historical Events | Uganda@57 – The Story of Uganda’s Independence Day, October 9th 1962

Uganda@57 — A happy Independence Day Uganda — Folks enjoy some amazing video highlights of the events preceding Uganda’s Independence celebrations in 1962. The Queen was represented by the Duke and Duchess of ...






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